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Google wants you to love your landline Google wants you to love your landline
- April 03, 2016

For $10 per month, USA subscribers get unlimited local and nationwide calling, plus Canada. It's also a time when more and more consumers are giving up the traditional phone service in favor of mobile devices. Fiber Phone will have most of its features shared from the Google Voice service. "Landlines can be familiar, reliable and provide high-quality service, but the technology hasn't always kept up", he said. (more...)
MicrosoftSign-in to websites with your fingerprint via Windows 10 Anniversary Update MicrosoftSign-in to websites with your fingerprint via Windows 10 Anniversary Update
- April 02, 2016

Additionally, the company also announced that its voice assistant, Cortana will debut on the Xbox One gaming console. Company CEO Satya Nadella admitted that Tay wasn't a competent functionality yet, and promised that Microsoft is still planning to develop a bot and that they are now "back to the drawing board", The Telegraph added. (more...)
Oculus Founder Hand Delivers First Rift
- April 02, 2016

Brendan Iribe, the CEO of Oculus VR, tweeted a photo of a boxed Rift bundle last week to notify the world the "first Oculus Rift has shipped" and that deliveries would begin 28 March, but now we've learned the package didn't actually get shipped out via a standard delivery service. (more...)
Hot Summer Ahead: Microsoft Plans Free Windows Updates Hot Summer Ahead: Microsoft Plans Free Windows Updates
- April 02, 2016

Windows Ink puts the stylus front and center, adding stylus support throughout the entire operating system and to more Windows 10 apps. The Anniversary Update will also bring Cortana to Xbox One, and will set the foundation for some of the most-requested fan features, like Background Music on Xbox One . (more...)
AT&T Boosts Data Caps For Home Broadband Plans AT&T Boosts Data Caps For Home Broadband Plans
- April 02, 2016

Customers with A&T's U-Verse broadband and TV service or subscribers of DirecTV will get unlimited home Internet data at no extra charge. Through the upgrade, the cellular company will offer more options in the U-Verse services with an additional data plan that also includes the unlimited data option. (more...)
Major US Health Organisation Systems Disrupted By Malware
- April 02, 2016

MedStar operates 10 hospitals in Maryland and Washington, including the Georgetown hospital. The FBI is investigating the case to determine whether it was a ransomware attack, according to an AP report . Some suspect it was a ransomware attack, but the hospital has refused ro characterize the event as a ransomware attack. "It can be risky in the sense that doctors may not have the most updated medical data to help prescribe or help move patients forward", Taormino said. (more...)